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Local news for Queensland, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

North Ward residents fight to block high-rise

Alton Rowe and Jennifer Flack at the site of a proposed multistorey unit development in Carter St which they are opposing amid fears it is too dense for its steep situation.

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4 hrs ago | Watersblogged

Canberra

Source: video.heraldsun.com.au --- Sunday, April 20, 2014The Raiders have upset the Storm 24-22 in Canberra, snapping a three-game losing streak in the final minutes of the match.

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8 hrs ago | Neatorama

Pitch Drop in Progress

The longest-running scientific experiment in the world is the Pitch Drop that began in Queensland, Australia, in 1927.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Revealed: Next threat to cost of living

POLICE in north Queensland investigating two suspicious deaths after a woman was stabbed and the body of another found in separate incidents.

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ABC News

Woman stabbed to death in far north Queensland

A 27-year-old woman has been stabbed to death in southern Cairns, in one of two incidents being investigated by police in Queensland's far north.

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NEWS.com.au

Royals unwind at Waratahs match

DESIGNERS fight to clothe her but experts fear the Duchess has begun to dress like Queen Elizabeth.

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The China Post

Touring royals meet up with Australian military families

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate met with the families of Australian soldiers killed in recent conflicts Saturday and took a front-row fighter jet seat as their tour headed north.

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The Age

Gallipoli: Mystery man died in first charge on beach at Anzac Cove

Carnage: An Australian soldier lies wounded as his comrades search for the dead and injured on the day of the Gallipoli landing.

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The Wichita Eagle

Mariners beat Adelaide 1-0 in elimination final

The Mariners will play Western Sydney Wanderers next Saturday in Sydney. Melbourne Victory, who beat Sydney FC 2-1 Friday, plays first-place Brisbane next Sunday in the Queensland state capital, with the winners to play in the Australian grand final on May 4. Before Saturday's match, there was a minute of silence observed for 20-year-old Australia ... (more)

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Sydney Morning Herald

Cashing in on Catherine's dresses

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, may be worth $2 billion to the UK fashion retail industry according to consumer analysts Mintel, but the "Replikate" phenomenon is lining the pockets of many enterprising eBay users around the world.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Warrnambool Standard

Warrnambool cyclist, 48, hurt in Queensland crash

A 48-year-old cyclist from Warrnambool was hit by a truck on Queensland's Sunshine Coast on Thursday morning.

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ABC News

Royal visit: Prince William and Catherine head to Queensland after visit to Easter show

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will spend Easter Saturday in Brisbane on day four of their first official Australian tour.

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Townsville Bulletin

Yabulu dams a worry: Powell

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell in front of Clive Palmers Queensland Nickel, with Townsville MP John Hathaway and Thuringowa MP Sam Cox.

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NEWS.com.au

Gen Y career killer revealed

A YOUNG Childers girl has exposed the sugar town's underbelly and prejudices, after the rumour mill went into overdrive following her abduction.

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NEWS.com.au

Teen escapes deadly avalanche

A QUEENSLAND teenager was lucky to avoid an avalanche on the slopes of Mt Everest which killed six people, after being in the same area just hours earlier.

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Channelnewsasia.com

MH370 search estimated to be US$100m, the costliest ever

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is set to be the most expensive in aviation history, analysts say, as efforts to find the aircraft deep in the Indian Ocean show no signs of slowing.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Island opens to first tourists

Palm Island Open Day. Michelle Andersen of West End learns some painting skills from Jessica Fraser.

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The Huffington Post

Cat Attacks Family, Sends 3 To Hospital

Three members of a Roseville, Calif., family were taken to an area hospital Tuesday night after their pet cat -- named Khat -- became suddenly aggressive and attacked them.

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NEWS.com.au

Choc'n'roll: Your guide to Easter

HOTTEST royal, sweetest egg, freshest seafood - it's the Easter long weekend and here's our ultimate guide to what's hot in Brisbane.

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NEWS.com.au

'The nights were the worst'

World War I pilot Lieutenant Lyell Keith Swann as a young man in 1918. Picture: The Swann Diaries by Eldon RG Bryant IN the school library of Adelaide's Prince Alfred College can be found some of the state's most treasured WWI documents.

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